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Grapes Tosses Barbs With Pens’ PR Director

from William Houston of the Globe and Mail:

Don Cherry was confronted by an angry Pittsburgh Penguins official on Saturday night after he blasted the club for threatening to withhold Sidney Crosby from an interview.
“He knocked on the door of the studio to get at me,” Cherry said yesterday. “That doesn’t bother me. I’m not worried about a
Cherry, during his Coach’s Corner segment on Hockey Night in Canada, charged that the Penguins had refused to make Crosby available for a pregame interview because of criticism directed at him by CBC commentators in the past.
Cherry described Frank Buonomo, the Penguins’ director of team services, as “some dummy back in Pittsburgh” whose reluctance to co-operate with the CBC reflected poorly on Crosby and hurt the club’s image.

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